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Hyderabad Airport facilitates multiple arrivals

Evacuation Flights under 2nd Phase of Vande Bharat Mission

Hyderabad Airport facilitates multiple arrivals
Air India Evacuation Flight under Vande Bharat Mission at Hyderabad International Airport.

Hyderabad: Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, Hyderabad International Airport is seamlessly handling evacuation flights both arrivals and departures with all safety protocols in place.

On 21st May 2020, GMR Hyderabad International Airport handled Arrivals Evacuation Flights from multiple destinations under Vande Bharat Mission.

  • Thermal screening being done on passengers from evacuation flights under Vande Bharat Mission at RGIA in Hyderabad
  • Hyderabad Airport facilitates multiple arrivals
  • Passengers from evacuation flights arriving at Hyderabad Airport

On Thursday, Air India AI 1914 from Jeddha via Vijaywada landed at Hyderabad International Airport with 68 Indian citizens at 12.24 AM (Night). 

Air India AI 174 arrived from San Fransisco (US) to Hyderabad via Bangalore. The flight landed today at 12.16 PM (Afternoon) with 81 passengers who disembarked at Hyderabad Airport.Air India AI 1347 arrived from Singapore to Hyderabad at 8.35 PM (Night) with the passenger load of 149.

To facilitate the arriving passengers, the Hyderabad International Airport has kept the international arrivals and the entire stretch right from the aerobridge to the arrivals ramp fully sanitized and fumigated, this included – sanitization of every nook & corner of building and public areas including washrooms, chairs, counters, trolleys, railings, doors, lifts, escalators etc. The airport also enforced the social distancing among passengers right from the aerobridge to across the terminal.

All arriving passengers and aircraft crew were brought out from the aircraft in a batch of 20-25 persons each. Each passenger/crew was screened by the Thermal Cameras positioned at the aerobridge exit under supervision of the Airport Health officials (APHO) as per the directives of MoH&FW (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare) prior to Immigration formalities.

After the health screening of passengers, CISF personnel in their protective gears escorted the group of passengers to immigration clearance.

Glass shields were provided at each manned immigration counter to avoid any personal contact between the passengers and Immigration officers. Each counter had specified social distancing norms in place.

The concerned Airline, their Ground Handling Staff and airport personnel were available to guide the passengers and to enforce the social distancing norms.

Every baggage was sanitized by the disinfection tunnel integrated to the baggage belt as arranged by the airport. The baggage trolleys were kept fully sanitized for passengers’ use.

The passengers were also provided seating arrangement with complimentary boxes of food. As per the govt’s norm the passengers were taken for mandatory 14 day quarantine at the designated locations in the city.

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